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Project Management, Planning and Control, 7th Edition by Albert Lester

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Chapter 26

Simple Examples

Abstract

In this chapter, a number of small projects are scheduled and analysed using both activity on arrow and activity on node manual methods. The examples given include getting up in the morning, a loft conversion, a stock-control system and a small pipe bridge. The ability to reduce the overall construction time by these methods is clearly shown, and dramatically so, in the last example of the small pipe bridge.

Keywords

Pipe bridge; Simple examples; Small networks
To illustrate the principles set out in Chapter 20, let us now examine two simple examples.

Example 1

For the first example let us consider the rather mundane ...

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